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to the city, not the least of which is that it produces carbon free public power to the city of san francisco. one of my favorite lines mike just used is this measure is about consolidating from 8 reservoirs to 7. another way to say that is to say this is about draining one of them, the hetch hetchy valley. have other studies said this is feasible? sure, just like tearing down city hall or knocking down the golden gate bridge, that's possible but not feasible. we're not going to spend 3 billion dollars to tear down the hetch hetchy dam. let's not forget, we are also stewards for two dozen cities in the peninsula. over 2 million californians benefit from the foresight of our forefathers almost 100 years ago in building hetch hetchy. while the rest of the state is tying themselves up in knots trying to figure out where to get their water. not only did we have the type of water storage hetch hetchy provides, not only today but in the future, we are in a solid place. and to spend this kind of money, and let's just talk about the $8 million dollars, i think that's one thing we can agree on.
>> hi, my name is davis, i'm running for supervisor in district five. san francisco faces the challenges for improve the liefps of the people that live here. we need leadership to meet our challenges and address homelessness and build affordable housing and build the schools and keep us safe. i am running for supervisor to keep san francisco real. our city is a social, economic and political cross roads. in so many ways, the every-day people that keep this city special, the artists, the students, the young families, the seniors on fixed income, working people and every day people of all strides are having a harder and harder time surviving much less thriving in our city. one of the reasons is that our economic development policies are currently much too focused on the big business interest. we need to reorient our city's development policies to focus on the 80 percent of the economy which is our small businesses or mom and pop shops. san francisco needs to develop more affordable housing. the association of bay government says that they need 18,000 new units of housing and
of san francisco and our partner organizations the jr. league of san francisco, the university of california, san francisco and the san francisco public library, and our media partner, san francisco government television. thanks to each of you, for taking the time to inform yourself about your choices on november 6th. good evening. [ applause ] >> >> hello, i am with the recreation and parks department. we are featuring the romantic park location in your backyard. this is your chance to find your heart in santa and cisco with someone special. -- san francisco with someone special. our first look out is here at buena vista park, a favorite with couples and dog walkers. both have a significant force. a refreshing retreat from urban life. the romantic past that meander up and down the park under pines and eucalyptus. hang out in this environment and you might see butterflies it, fennel, and then the lines. -- dandelions. is ada accessible. public transit is plentiful. we have conquered the steps, we have watched the dogs, and we have enjoyed a beautiful view. this is a place to ta
washington dc to san francisco we are here to accept brait a federally supported and grass-roots driven transit project that represents access for all to jobs, health care, their families. this is it. >> central subway. >> okay. a little extra. in the national play offs of life itself like buster posy we just hit a grand slam. this is it. >> central subway. >> it's been a long and difficult road towards a new and more inclusive transit system for san francisco neighborhoods, but we shall overcome. am i right? this is it. >> central subway. >> bless the construction workers and those that sacrifice so much -- you know who are you -- that san francisco can move towards a transit for the future and this is it and bless all of you on this wonderful day. thank you. [applause] >> before i invite the final speaker i just wanted to make sure i acknowledge senator mark leno for being here today. thank you very much. big champion for transportation in our state. steve mecher and thank you for being here. ongoing support. got the sf giants hat, yes. mike cureo and thanks for being here a
to san francisco. cory? give cory a round of applause. [applause] >> thank you, chris. thank you so much for all of your hard work, chris. none of this could be possible without your efforts. good evening. the good government awards are incredibly important in san francisco. it's a chance for us to honor the tremendous work that happens in the city and also to honor the individuals who are responsible for some of that success. congratulations to all of our honorees. we're very grateful for your work. let's give a hand for them. [applause] the good government awards also support spur's good government work. it is a central part of our mission. our agenda is admittedly ambitious. we analyze every local measure on the san francisco ballot, which until recently was a pretty formidable task. we participate in most of the major issues of city government from pension and payroll tax reform to some of the most important discussions on how we fund a lot of our public services, whether that finding different revenue streams for our parks, are trying to find new ways to fund public transportation i
. city college of san francisco has 9 campuses in the city and serves approximately 100,000 students each year. the state has reduced funding to ccsf by core academic courses, provide work force training, provide an education that prepares students for 4 year universities, keep city college libraries and student support services open, keep technology and instructional support up to date, and offset state budget cuts. i'm here with alyssa messer, an english teacher at city college of san francisco. she's the ppt of aft2121, the faculty union, and a proponent of proposition a. also joining us is starchild, a local activist with the libertarian party of san francisco and a former candidate for the san francisco school board. he's an opponent of the measure. thank you both for taking the time to be with us today. >> thank you. >> alyssa, i'd like to give you the opportunity it share the thoughts of your position. >> so proposition a is a temporary 8-year, $79 parcel tax on properties in san francisco. and that money would go directly to supporting city college of san francisco. city colleg
secretary ray lahood. please share this announcement. >> hello san francisco. i am delighted to be here to celebrate with all of you three very important champions for this project. senator feinstein who doesn't often call me, but when she does i pay attention, and four years ago when i went to see her about a number of issues this project was number one on her list. we need to get it done. we need to get a full funding grant agreement. she has been a champion for this project from the beginning going back -- i am sure she will tell you, i don't know how far. speaker pelosi, a champion for this project. [applause] speaker pelosi doesn't call me very often, but when she does it's always important. four years ago when i took this job i went to see the speaker. this was number one on her list. how do we get this project done? jackie spear a strong advocate for this project. you have three great champions, and i will also tell you that in working with senator boxer on the transportation bill this project was always at the top of her list. [applause] so i am delighted to be here. i d
on everyone that comes to san francisco and especially those that live in san francisco and makes a great difference in the lives of our friends in chinatown and we celebrate their work too and thank you very much for this very important day. [applause] >> so please check that score for me again nancy. our next speaker was once our mayor -- will always be our mayor, one that has served so well in the senate and now while she has a higher calling she still finds time to remind me "make sure i pay attention to the streets of san francisco" but she has also been a great supporter of not only transportation, but this year she's also said we're going to make sure we protect the cleanest water system this country has, our hetch hetchy. please welcome to the stage senator dianne feinstein. thank you very much for being here. >> thank you. thank you very much. thank you very much mayor lee, leader pelosi, jackie spear, david chiu. most importantly i think the finest secretary of transportation we have had, and nancy said what he has done for san francisco. i can tell you this is a secretary
and assist the san francisco police department chief, the sheriff and the district attorney, reopen the aquino investigations because they've been order today be covered up by the fbi. i talked to two investigators, homicide investigators that told me that in person, in their offices separately. we have a u.s. army cid, criminal investigation division, i'll give you each a copy of what was said there. thank you. >> thank you. final speaker, please. >>> [speaker not understood]. to get reelected for obama to come clean about the [speaker not understood] of 9/11, [speaker not understood] former president bush trapped in afghanistan. during last momon's presidential debate on foreign policy, the president of our $16 billion corrupt united states gave aid to domestic enemies panatumimabv to betray people, unconstitutional wars against cia fabricated enemies for fascist gain. obama claimed to be our commander-in-chief, which he is not. he [speaker not understood] end the war in iraq which he has not. he lied about those ho actually killed us on 9/11 t. was not al qaeda. the three capital
to vote in san francisco. participate in our democracy. and i have been active for more participation in our elections. so please vote:d this election cycle. i've also been a teacher of san franciscoy years. i've also owned a small business. my wife and i ownav business in the richmond district. i've neighborhood for many, manyrá years, most recently cochair of the richmond police community%$ advisory board regarding pedestrian safety, traffic, and keeping the richmond safes night. we are low on staff, at the()y richmond police5vsc<ç station. if elected i will work hard fight hard for more police resources to keef@ safe. i am also running because we have 85tt richmond. these bring down the entire neighborhood, because we need we need thriving commercial corridors, to serve the neighbors, to serve people who empty storefronts attract graffiti, it attracts
here in san francisco i want to acknowledge mayor reeve and williams weren't able to make it. we are committed to the effort and our theme of bringing the bowl to the bay. that will be important because we can't do this alone. we are excited to work with them as well. without furthered adieu i will ask mayor lee to come up and perform, talk about soal media caaign.r >> great, thank you. thank you, daniel. [applause] >> thank you very much for your leadership on this as well. i knew that when we sat down and talked about this kind of little dream we had that you became the perfect leader for us. it has come out clearly that was not only the correct decision but really enthusiastic, so thank you for stepping up. let me begin by saying there was some vibration this moing. yes, part of it, we were doing the california she-up drill with 9.3 millionin the state of california, but i think there was vibrions. mayormathews and mayor reed were jumping up and down because i told them we were putting together something that would not only be a great way to work together but something they h
income to be and stay in san francisco. >> any final comments, starchild. >> it sounds like peter is saying on one hand, well, no, it won't subsidize middle income people then he's saying there is a range all the way from middle income people all the way up to -- he doesn't say what the top range is. there's a guy named jim reid who is a contractor here he built himself in his own back yard a single unit house that he built for $12,000, very small, designed for one person, getting somebody off the street, like 10 foot by 10 foot but it had plumbing, electricity, storage, everything someone would need to live a simple existence. 12,000, how much is it going to cost to build these, half a million dollars? they are not really affordable. they're not going to help those most in need of housing as we can see by the continued presence of the homeless on the streets of san francisco. this is a measure designed to capture revenue like the redevelopment agency did. >> thank you both very much for sharing your thoughts and insights. we hope this discussion was informative. for more inf
steward of the process and look what it's producing for the rate payer here in san francisco. i'm sure most jurisdictions, knowing some of the mayors in those other jurisdictions, i don't think they've had as good a record as we've had here in san francisco. i want to say thank you. i think it's important to bring it out into the public view. >> thank you. it's definitely a team effort. a lot of detail. >> no question it's a team effort. my comments were directed to the team. any other comments? we don't need to accept anything. [speaker not understood]. >> there's no action. >> right, no action necessary. i guess there is an action necessary to go into executive session, closed session. >> thank you. >> any public comments before we move into closed session? all right, we need a motion to assert the attorney/client privilege. >> move to assert the attorney/client privilege. >> second. all those in favor signify by saying aye. >> aye. >> all right. >> closed session items, item 17, existing litigation lennon versus city and county of san francisco. item 18, existing litigation cadmin v
. in 2003, i was asked to come to san francisco public utilities commission to take the meat on the program. i'm responsible for all the large capital projects for water, waste water, and power. it's about $12 billion of capital projects. we have a lot of projects. our water system improvement program, 80 products that span seven counties. we have a staff of about 400 city employees and about 500 consultants. puc is really embracing technology. we wanted to make sure we really had a system that would elevate all issues so we could address them in a timely manner. as you know, time is money. we have a construction management information system. it is a great tool to help us address construction and make it successful, as it is today. cmis is one of the first major tools we put in place. the next one is the san francisco online invoicing, where we are now working with the contractor and consultant to have them submit their invoices online. we are also working on electronic bidding systems. another way we can reduce the paperwork and all the other issues tied with the procurements. i live in s
(inaudible) going through the dimensions. san francisco's variety of systems for granting approval for temporary events which led to the office working on the temporary events policies with varied departments. the america's cup, it's people's transportation plan and as we talked about an outgrowth of that was the improvements on jefferson street and of course planning department parklets and i should not say this, but cycle tracks in jefferson. go, state park. so it's an impressive body of work. and we really appreciate you putting that public time in. i know it's a lot of work to keep doing this every month and to try to get people to come to the meeting. i think we made some really good headway through this process. so, council, you are going to have to pick a new chairperson for this committee. >> that will be a challenge, definitely. >> thank you very much for that, john paul. one of the best things about this role is the opportunity to work with john paul and carla before you, susan, there's really some talented, dedicated people who are not just dedicated but really goo
've raised several thousand dollars, buttons, website, campaign essentials all produced here in san francisco. homelessness and panhandling, when friends visit from out of town they are aghast at the number of people on the streets. some are truly destitute. on the other end of the spectrum, some have homes. compassion, resources and outreach are crucial, but we also need city government to know that we won't tolerate people fighting, stealing, making messes or harassing residents, shoppers and visitors. i applaud the mayor for recently working with police, dph and the courts to institute mandatory treatment for the most chronic and costly individuals. but we also need law enforcement to tell people that they can't rome around town or come in from outside the city to block sidewalks and beg for change. this is a tough topic to tackle without sounding like some uncompassionate right wing jerk, but the situation is getting worse and we need to do what is best for everyone, including residents, small business owners and visitors. let's raise all schools up to excellence. we won't have to send ou
. nobody who is not a san franciscan should come here and say, i spoke to some lbes in san francisco and they kind of agree to go with the flow. that doesn't work. we don't want to badger sfpuc. but the fact is we lost on the waste system improvement project, and we were not, i repeat, not lose on the sewer system improvement project. because i have over 500 young men, i brought some of them here. i don't want to fill this chamber with some strong men. i don't want to go there, but we will not lose unless we have meaningful discussion with the union involved. thank you very much. >> thank you very much. yes, sir. >>> thank you, commissioners, art jensen with bosca. i think this is a great thing the commission did when they extend it had to a regional program to include workers outside san francisco that are paying two-thirds of the water bills and contributing to the success of the system. one question i had about the wording, and i think it's fine the way i interpret it. it talks about projects done in conjunction with bosca member agencies where there is a cost sharing arrangement.
of san francisco, home of the world champion san francisco giants. madam clerk, can you please call the roll? >> supervisor avalos? >> present. >> avalos present. supervisor campos? campos present. president chiu? chiu president. supervisor chu? chu absent. supervisor cohen? cohen presented. supervisor elsbernd? elsbernd present. supervisor farrell? farrell present. supervisor kim? kim present. supervisor mar? mar present. supervisor olague? olague present. supervisor wiener? wiener present. mr. president, you have a quorum. >> thank you. colleagues, could we have a motion to excuse hrchu? motion by supervisor campos, seconded by supervisor olague without objection, she shall be excused. ladies and gentlemen, please join me in the pledge of allegiance. i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america, and to the republic for which it stands; one nation under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. >> colleagues, we have our september 13th and september 25th, 2012 board meeting minutes. could i have a motion to approve those minutes? motion by supervisor c
the citizens of san francisco in my role and i'm going to cry again, as commission secretary. the honor has been all mine. thank you. [cheering and applauding] >> today is actually -- i forgot to mention. we're still waiting for the official vote. today is actually we're declaring october 30th, 2012 as linda avery-herbert day in the city and county of san francisco. [cheering and applauding] >> thank you very much, supervisor. ladies and gentlemen, it is my honor to kickoff a set of commendations that each of our colleagues will be presenting. in commemoration of the fact that this month and october, it is mental health appreciation month. i know this week we have been celebrating our san francisco giants, but we also wanted to take a moment and really celebrate the giants among you who have been truly stepping up and taking care of our residents in san francisco who need mental health and mental health services. so, without further ado, i'd like to first start, and i think today we'll go in alphabetical order and start with supervisor avalos. but also i wanted to take a moment and see if s
everyone. mark quinn is the san francisco district director of the u.s. small business administration. the small business administration covers not only san francisco proper but the bay area. the severed his third district is responsible for a business loan portfolio of 12,000 loans worth $4.2 billion. in 2009, the sba approved $500 million in lending. next, we have the executive director of the san francisco small business office. she was in san francisco in 1986 to open the buffalo exchange limited store, and in the 13 years she worked for buffalo exchange, tennis district manager, she held her open the company from four to 11 stores. in 2009, the mayor appointed her as executive director to the office of small businesses. next, we have the ceo of opportunity funds. he has combined his background as a community organizer with an education from stanford to develop an innovative, not-for- profit financial incision that uses market principles to affect systemic change. it operates one of the nation's largest individual development, programs, a leading provider of micro loans in califor
have one of them that's operating in san francisco and we're talking to the other that's interested in the possible on-street model as well. >> so, now that you've completed the presentation, i wanted to talk a little bit more, less in generalities and more specifics. which cities are you talking to, when you talk about sharing, collecting data from some of the other programs that are happening across the u.s.? can you give me some specifics, ways you're going to be extrapolating the data? >> well, so, the one-way on street model, as i understand, operational in washington, d.c. and san diego, portland, i think vancouver and a couple of other cities. so, we've begun to get some information, want to talk directly to the folks in those cities to understand what their experience is. there is' also a report that was done from a program in hanover, germany that evaluated things such as -- i think, i haven't seen the report, but impact on emissions and where -- whether this was reducing trips or not. and, so, we're eager to evaluate what the experience in hanover was as well. * >> and in
to thank the members of the san francisco police department who have been working diligently, who have risked their lives and have put themselves at risk to protect our neighborhoods. i want to thank them for their efforts, and in particular i want to acknowledge the work of captain mosher and the officers in mission station and i also want to take this opportunity to thank our violence prevention workers who have been working day and night as well helping the police to keep the violence down in the mission. we will continue to monitor the situation. and again, i want to thank all of the agencies and community members that have been working hard to keep the community safe. i rest i submit. >> thank you: ,supervisor campos. supervisor avalos. >> thank you, madam clerk. just about three items for introduction, a few comments as well. * first off, on friday i had the real great opportunity to see some of the work that's been done by librarians at the oceanview branch library. they have been looking at how they can provide better service for the neighborhood and the librarian actually -- h
of american conservatory theater. act was brought to san francisco in 1967 and by a host of leaders with great determination they left the city of chicago for and won the right to bring this theater to san francisco and founded by bill ball in 1965. they made their home in the historic area and we have a fantastic picture here of them putting a picture up on the theater in 1967 announcing act is here to stay and we still are. as we celebrate half a century in san francisco's art community and we include to open a second home in the strand theater. we are in this for the long run. act has been a leader for performance and education since the first summer in san francisco. our master program in san francisco is rated in the top five in the united states. each year we serve an audience of a quarter million people and act training and education to more than 11,000 students. we provide employment to over 600 people a year. we provide thousands of complementary tickets to the schools and areas of the city and supported by donors and committed trustees lead my nancy living son and m
>> jennifer wagner. jnny first joined the league in san francisco in 2001 and has since volunteered in many roles at the local, regional and state and nation levels she currently volunteered as the president of the league of woman voters of california, and is a small business owner here in san francisco. she holds a degree in government, from claire mont college and a policy. >> good evening, everyone, candidates. >> good evening. >> this year we have two candidates for state assembly state 19, michael brior and phil tim. >> they will answer questions that you in the audience submit as well as the questions submitted to the league of women voters. in addition, the viewers from the senior center may submit questions on-line. the time keepers will hold up a yellow card to signify to the candidates that they have 15 seconds remaining and hold up a red card when it is time to stop. >> both have asked the supporters to be respectful of the candidate and the audience and to maintain the quiet during the forum, i also ask you to respect this commitment, please. >> you all have many importa
the tigers and now they are soaking in the glow of victory. the san francisco giants arrived today and as kron 4's dan kerman tells us, he was there at at&t park. >> the buses carrying the san francisco giants returned to a cheering crowd outside at&t park. 4:40 p.m. monday afternoon. many of the players and their families were glad to be back in town and overwhelmed with what the team accomplished. >> humbling. i can't believe it. grateful to be a part of it. >> reporter: world series mvp pablo sandoval grabbed the world series trophy and walked it up for the fans to see and then passed it to sergio romo who capped the series by striking out the last three batters. >> unreal. unreal. the city definitely derves this, the team -- deserves this, the team. what a ride. what a way to reward everybody. >> reporter: this is the weekend world series trophy for the giants in three years. and manager bruce bochy says this is extra sweet. >> with our backs against the wall, makes this more special. it is amazing, historic and eventually they will sit back this winter and realize what they a
in the storm, just check ahead with the airlines. live in san francisco international airport. live to you. ktvu news. >> sand see continuing her destructive impact. you could see how massive the storm is. >> 45 miles an hour still, with gusts to near 65. and westerly trek around 10 miles an hour. take a look at that. i had to measure it. and reaching into new england. the flooding continues in new jersey into new england as well as another foot of snow expected to the appalachian mountains. sandy will be shifting north to the west end of the new york state. the storm impact should last through the week. torry? >> thank you, rosemary. we'll check with you for the local weather. >> and helping restore power to local people. the utility is sending 150 workers to new york. and they will be asifting, edison crews. and they are leaving today. >> and we talked to a pga spokesperson. >> and as many other utilities are. and a huge effort from utilities crews across the nation. and ready and willing to help much. >> and sandy left at least 8 million people without power and 13 states. >> bay area v
is conrad delrusario from economic crimes office in san francisco, currently overseeing many units. a particular one is a real estate fraud, as well as mortgage grant. we previously had mortgage and investment grant funded by the federal government that had just recently expired. this is grant presented by the attorney general's office as a result of a settlement with countrywide loan or countrywide bank several months ago, if not a year ago. the grant is specifically targeted toward assisting our office in developing and maintaining specialized prosecutors and investigators -- sorry, singular. specialized prosecutor and investigator in area of dealing with mortgage fraud and associated type crimes. san francisco is a city that is very rich area for purposes of these type of frauds and scams to occur. notably the landscape encompasses people that own a lot of property or people that own property that's real estate value have appreciated. there's a lot of equity and people that purchase during the housing market so there are people at risk of foreclosure. this makes a rich environme
. work is expected to start arpb -- around january of 2013 to take 6 months. the second was san francisco county transportation plan. colin dentalpost gave a presentation about the transportation plan, which is a plan for transportation in the city through the year 2040. the cta is the designated congestion management agency. the plan projects there will be an additional 101,000 households in san francisco by the year 2040 and an additional 191,000 new workers. they have an online survey tool, asking the public how do you want to spend the transportation dollars so the web site is sfcta.gov/mybudget. so sfcta.org/my budget. there's a related web site which is movesmartsf.com. then finally committee members discussed their experiences with transportation and physical access to the sites of the america's cup and fleet week, both in early october and also in august. roland wong, council member wong particularly had a lot of input which he has also given to the mta next meeting will be friday, november 9, from 1.30 to 3.30 at city hall, room 421. that brings me to the segue. this was my last
on to the next item, no. 6, report from the department ofaging and adult services, the san francisco transitional care program, tcp, presentation by daas director of care transitions operations carri wong and tcp program manager dane that leavitt. >> my name is carrie wong, i work with the department of aging and adult services and i have with me dana leavitt, she's the program manager at the san francisco transitional care program. i will start off with just a little bit of the background of how we got to where we're at, then dana is going to go into the program details. daas applied for the community-based transition care program, tcp program, currently 1 out of 47 participating nationwide. california has 3 of the participating cities, which includes marin county and san francisco. the tcp, which was created by section 3026 of the affordable care act tests for models for improving transitional care setings from hospitals to other setings and reducing readmissions for high risk medicare beneficiaries. care transition occurs when a patient moves from one health care provider to another setting
city government works. this is the time that san francisco city employees have really outshined san francisco's clerk's office didn't need to hear from the mayor to say what's your plan. they offered a plan and said here is our strategy. here is what we can do. we can add all of these computers here and there. we can connect our databases, we can expand our capacity by x. we can open up early and stay late and stay open on the weekends. it's unbelievable. we can coordinate all of the training for our volunteers and them in as deputy marriage commissioners and make sure it's signed and certified. that's an example and a model for others. this is -- what happens is when people prove that things can be done, it just raises the bar for what is possible for everyone else. >> it kind of went cooled plan and this is what we planned for. in some respects, people have kind of commented to me, oh, my god, you were a part of history and how many couples did we mary? how many families did we start? how many dreams did we make come true? the whole part of being part of history is something that
in san francisco. we are small. we focus mainly on the tenderloin, chinatown, bayview, visitation. we do a lot of expansion. people start small through the credit union and then want to go to the bank. we know we are limited. we cannot afford to give out a big loan. starting from the credit union, we educate them about filing taxes properly and then moving on to the bank, a small one, expansion, and we work with the bank. the bank and credit union are similar. we do allow tax returns, projections. credit unions do not charge an additional loan or processing fee. processing time, on a small loan, -- consumer loans probably a few days. because we require a business plan, sometimes it takes longer. business plans take a while. especially bank statements. we need to see consistent income coming in. so far, a credit union delinquent rate is quite low because we are working with a client. we want to keep that low and as part of our mission. there is no application fee. if you are interested in an application or information, i have brochures, or you can give us a call. >> thank you. next is mar
of the ground. here in the bay area switching gears and live look from our roof cam in downtown san francisco it is a foggy start to the morning. still celebrating the giants. we do have some drizzle alon the v+ never met by neighborhood. another day of seventies and south bay fremont 72. los seventies and mount you. mid-70s for campbell. the common valley 77. and the east bay 74 fairfield. 77 in livermore. downtown san francisco at 65 degrees. 71 in vallejo. santa rosa at 75. your kron 4 7 day around ti li the rain is holding off. i do expect showers after 11:00 p.m.. get your trackers treating done early. thursday waking up to heavy rain with the morning commute. friday dry conditions mild temperatures on the rise. into saturday and sunday will be working up some morning fog and sunny skies into the afternoon. >> no hot spots in the traffic center is foggy out there. >> allow yourself a bit of extra time. san mateo bridge looks good aside from the fog. no accidents to report. no problems coming down the nimitz freeway getting to the bridge. of course visibility is an issue here. the drive
causing chaos for airline travelers more than 100 flights cancelled today at san francisco international. terry mcsweeney joins us any encouraging news? >> reporter: there is. also confusion any time you have an event as big as sandy there's going to be some. san francisco international spokesperson told me the airlines were cancelling all 114 flights in and out of sfo from those seven airports back east. i was at the united counter, one flight has taken off for boston another boarding, as we speak so there's confusion, confusion for airlines imagine what it is like for passengers. she needs to be home in new york. after 30 minutes at a ticket counter she didn't have a plight. what happened they couldn't get you on? >> no. very complicated. >> reporter: complicated? are the airlines cooperating? >> yes, they are very nice. it is just that everybody wants to fly now. >> reporter: brian's flight rescheduled for tomorrow, not going to work. >> 10 a.m. wednesday morning i have to be at arlington cemetery. the circumstances are definitely suck but that's my story. >> reporter: these two do ha
aeropuerto de san francisco. ---la celebracion por ganar la segunda serie mundial en 3 aÑos se extendio por algunas horas en la ciudad de detroit. ---despues fueron trasladados en camion hasta el parque at&t donde ya los esperaba una multitud ansiosa de verlos. cesar ---pero la celebracion en el barrio latino de san francisco tomo un giro violento... blanca ---anoche, los eventos imprevistos para celebrar la victoria del equipo de casa... take vo ....repentinamente se convirtieron en manifestaciones donde hubo actos vandlicos. ---la policia respondio enviando equipos anti- motines para calmar la situacion. take 2 box ---pilar niÑo visit la zona y nos amplia la informacion... pilar. take pkg ;01 cesar ---y hubo algunos que quisieron sacar provecho del triunfo de los gigantes... y comenzaron a vender productos falsificados de los nuevos campeones de la serie mundial... take vo ---por eso agentes de seguridad interna y de aduanas realizaron operativos para decomisar esta mercaderia la que era vendida en las cercanias del parque de pelota at&t... ---los agentes decomisaron mas de mil 200 produ
of san francisco, going on 30 years in december. she's worked for departments like general hospital, the emergency department, as well as san francisco community behavioral health. and collectively these women come together to do work on behalf of an organization called nami, the national association of mental illness. and they organize walks. they raise money, and they are sounding the alarm of the importance of doing quality mental health care work. and also giving voice to those persons that are receiving the services and the care. and putting a human face and a human story on many of these statistics. so, please. (applause) >> thank you. >>> all of the supervisors, thank you for this opportunity. i sit on the mental health board with bevan dufty. we tackle some heavy duty situations. i'm grateful to be here with wanda. i want to say to paulette, don't think our hearts don't hurt when we see those pictures. that is why we do the work we do. we received an award in chicago for teaching over 10 classes, family to family. and now we are on class 15 and still counting because we don'
>>> the san francisco giants return home bringing the world series championship trophy back to the bay. good evening everyone i'm frank somerville. >> and i'm julie haener. hundreds welcomed home the san francisco giants and continue to celebrate the sweep of detroit and second championship in three years. amber lee is back in the mission where she covered last night's spontaneous celebration. we begin at the ballpark with ken wayne and the return of the conquering heros, ken. >> julie, giants players and fans kind of have that feeling you get after a wild roller coaster ride. a little woozy but still exhilarated. >> world series mvp pablo sandoval emerged with a world series trophy and handed it to sergio romo to show it to the hundreds of fans waiting outside. >> we're on the way back. >> a little different team, they didn't want to go home, and i don't know if they hated losing as much as they wanted to win. >> we have a lot of the same guys, i think we can yeah. >> many players were obviously tired as was the staff. >> they got back to the hotel, about 3:30 and i did not
at 1155 junipero boulevard, san francisco, california at a use of $500 per month. f, authorize the john bradivctionv manager to execute a joint funding agreement with the u.s. geological survey for an amount not to exceed $335,5 20 and with the duration of one year. g, authorize -- approve and authorize the general manager to execute amendment number 1 to extend the term of the memorandum of agreement between the sfpuc and the city of san bruno for project number cuw 301 03. the proposed amendment will extend the term of the agreement for 18 months with no additional funds required. h, accept the work performed by a roos construction company & associates for contract wd 263 4, approve modification no. 3, increasing the contract by 344,118, and authorize final payment to the contractor. i, accept work performed by a ruiz construction company for a total contract amount of 1,9 79,86 6 and authorize final payment to the contractor. * j, authorize and ratify the execution of the extension of the joint exercise of powers agreement with the bayshore sanitary district through december 31st, 2
cancelled today at san francisco international. terry mcsweeney joins us any encouraging news? >> reporter: there is. also confusion any time you have an event as big as sandy there's going to be some. san francisco international spokesperson told me the airlines were cancelling all 114 flights in and out of sfo from those seven airports back east. i was at the united counter, one flight has taken off for boston another boarding, as we speak so there's confusion, confusion for airlines imagine what it is like for passengers. she needs to be home in new york. after 30 minutes at a ticket counter she didn't have a plight. what happened they couldn't get you on? >> no. very complicated. >> reporter: complicated? are the airlines cooperating? >> yes, they are very nice. it is just that everybody wants to fly now. >> reporter: brian's flight rescheduled for tomorrow, not going to work. >> 10 a.m. wednesday morning i have to be at arlington cemetery. the circumstances are definitely suck but that's my story. >> reporter: these two do have a flight but not home to washington, d.c.. >> we were in
of san francisco home of the world series champions giants. i am supervisor mark farrell. i am the chair of the committee and joined by supervisor chiu and will be joined by supervisor elsbernd. i want to thank the staff for covering today's meeting. madam clerk do we have any announcements? >> yes. please make sure to silent any electronic devices and items acted upon today will be on the agenda anyplace otherwise stated. q. can you do item one and two together please? >> item one is a hearing and resolution and "deja vu all over again: san francisco's technology needs a culture shock." >> thank you very much. president chiu. >> thank you mr. chair. i wanted to make a couple of introductory comments and thank you for taking part in this hearing and in particular i want to thank the civil grand jury report for looking at this topic. i decided to bring with me today these folders. these folders represent all of the documents i have been looking at in the last couple of years on this specific topic and in particular let me just title a couple of the reports i have on this.
to stay into san francisco, the fog is not listening the fog has moved to the east bay shore, quarter mile at hayward, half mile oakland now it has moved into parts of the east bay valleys, concord 3/4 of a mile, quarter mile north bay valleys where thickest and most widespread now going to stay that way until at least 9:00 then a slow reveal of sunshine like we had yesterday, with the hraoet area -- least likely area to get sun at the coast. -- most of our sunshine in the east bay valleys, mid to upper 70s for you. now traffic. >>> san rafael here the fog fairly thick south 101 past civic center, tail lights disappearing in the fog as you head southbound. the it does get patchy and dense the visibility limit in certain areas, take care. here's the bay bridge toll no metering lights yet slight delay for cash paying folks headed into san francisco a little sluggish upper deck incline section westbound. accident south 880 oakland before 66 blocking right lane. basco road motorcycle down at camino diablo second accident on basco road reported at walnut, 580 westbound slowing as well. >>> we c
] without any agreement with the city of san francisco rather than make financial disclosures to this board's finance committee. now even the library administration contends that the friends of the library will not supply them with information. there is no accountability because it is the private corporate fund-raising and the private corporate interests that matter. the [speaker not understood] of society flow to the private interest and the lies always cost more than the money. thank you. >> thanks. next speaker. >>> good afternoon, supervisors. i have paulette brown here who is going to help me show some pictures, use the overhead. i'm here to advise you on a [speaker not understood] i'm having with the da's office. i'd like to read a part of a letter i wrote to da gascone and have not received a response. this is in regard to may sanchez, my mother, case no. 11 0 724 99. [speaker not understood] and i'm writing to you because of the frustration and stress that my family is enduring through the bitter process of justice delayed and justice denied. you may remember me from my own [speaker
it to the same place you started from. in san francisco we thrive on one-way, zero emission transportation options, at least i think we do. >> thank you. >>> and secondly, my last sentence, a viable one-way transportation option needs to offer reliability, accountability, and availability. and in san diego car to go does just that. thank you. >> thank you very much. keep in mind, people that in public comment you have two minutes and [speaker not understood] you have 30 seconds remaining and a louder chime when your chime is up. [speaker not understood] walter. >>> yes, thank you, supervisor cohen. if possible, can i bring [speaker not understood] now as well and we'll kind of use both of our times? >> you're not able to split your time. if you make your two minutes, i can ask you follow-up questions to allow you a few more moments to finish your thoughts. okay. how long is this going to take? >>> slightly over two. car share say car sharing organization very similar to what you've seen in other organizations. [speaker not understood] joined the service, they pay for the time that they use
into the clouds going back to san francisco. many of the detroit fans were in total shock. how quick this was one also, they gave credit for san francisco that it was an amazing team. it looks like they were having fun. reporting in detroit, j. r. stone, kron 4 news. >> giants fans are out in force. to route san francisco celebrating. for most of the gathering. it was peaceful but and some of it got out of hand. this is a surveillance video that is only on kron 4. disturbing. this is only on kron 4 to address some of these crazy celebrations. in fact i was in the middle of these in the mission district. people were throwing bottles, setting things on fire but this video. this is some of the worst is celebrating we have seen. shaking, smashing and finally tipping it is some of the worst destruction we have seen from last night's party. this purdue was taken at some point after the victory. this-video was taken and this person does not want to be identified however, the crowd as decided that this service truck is first using this smashing up the windows. and after this keyboard used a garbage cans
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